The TAFE(Technical and Further Education: Government-funded Registered Training Organizations) sector is the largest education and training sector in Australia. It offers an extensive range of courses that cover a wide range of subject areas and provide practical skills and training for a huge variety of career possibilities. They offer practically oriented Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses that are designed to give students the appropriate skills, training and qualifications they need for the workforce.
||CIT(Canberra Institute of Technology)
||Boxhill TAFE, Holmesglen TAFE, Chisholm TAFE, Gordon TAFE, Kangan TAFE, NMIT, William Angliss TAFE, RMIT-TAFE Division, Victoria University-TAFE Division,
||Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE, Gold Coast Institute of TAFE, Southbank Institute of TAFE, Tropical North Queensland Institute of TAFE
||Northern Territory TAFE, Charles Darwin university-TAFE Division
Private and Specialist colleges offer courses in almost every area of study, usually at certificate, diploma and advanced diploma level. These courses are often designed to teach practical skills you can use in the workforce. Courses can range from 10 weeks to 3 years, and each college will have its own entrance requirements. Many private and specialist colleges have credit transfer arrangements with universities so you can earn credit towards a bachelor degree.
Average tuition costs
AUD $5000 ~ $20,000 per year (Please note that course fees can vary widely depending on the course, institute and location chosen, and should always be sourced from the relevant TAFE institute)
General entry requirements
Certificate courses: Most courses require Australian Year 10 or equivalent (Some courses require Australian Year 12 or equivalent) – Diploma, Advanced Diploma: Australian Year 12 or equivalent.
English Entry requirement
IELTS, TOEFL(iBT), Cambridge(FCE, CAE, CPE), Pearson Tests of English(PTE), TAFE NSW Certificate 3 in Advanced English for Further Study, Evidence that English was the medium of instruction at your senior school and that you gained satisfactory grades in English in final examinations, Evidence that you have completed two years of latest full time study in Australia.